Owner, CRA, Residential Appraiser
Colleen started working with John Rivington in 1999 as a Candidate Appraiser with the Appraisal Institute of Canada. She later earned her Canadian Residential Appraiser (CRA) designation to add to her Architectural Drafting technician diploma. In 2012 she bought the residential portion of the business from John when he retired. As the business owner, Colleen is still a residential appraiser serving Perth and surrounding area but also manages the day-to-day operations. Colleen works hard but in her downtime, she enjoys gardening, spending time with family and taking scenic rides as the passenger on her husband’s motorcycle.
CRA, Residential Advisors
David has been part of the Rivington team since January, 2000. Before joining Rivington Appraisers, David spent 12 years as a licensed real estate salesperson. In addition to his Canadian Residential Appraiser designation, David has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Land Planning and Development.
David’s focus is on urban and rural appraisals in the areas south of Ottawa, including Manotick, Greely, Osgoode, North Gower, Metcalfe, Kemptville, Merrickville, Winchester, Spencerville and surrounding areas. David works from his home office in Kemptville.
He enjoys the challenge associated with appraising rural properties. In his spare time, David likes to camp and enjoys woodworking.
CRA, Residential Appraiser
Janice has been on the Rivington team since 2012 and has held her Canadian Residential Appraiser designation since 1992. She serves clients in Carleton Place, Almonte, Beckwith, Clayton and Lanark Highlands.
Janice enjoys the collaborative relationship she has with her fellow Rivington appraisers.
Outside of work, she loves spending time outdoors biking, canoeing, skiing or enjoying a walk.
Cindy has been handling the bookkeeping, accounts payables, receivables and payroll for Rivington since 2011, but has worked within the company since 1994. Cindy has a versatile skillset, a lot of integrity and willingness to go the extra mile to help staff and customers. In her downtime, Cindy likes to enjoy nice restaurants, share a bottle of wine with friends and cuddle up beside her woodstove with a good book and her two pugs.
Tanya joined the Rivington team in 2011 as an office administrator and was quickly inspired to pursue a career as an appraiser. She’s been working as an appraiser since 2013 and is currently a candidate member of the Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers, working toward her Designated Appraiser Residential designation.
Tanya loves the family-like feel of Rivington where she knows her work matters. Being a people person, working as an appraiser is a good fit for Tanya. Tanya serves Lanark and Frontenac Counties. In her downtime, Tanya, her two sons and husband try to fish and ATV whenever they can, and catch a good hockey game.
Krista is the office administrator at Rivington and has been the glue that holds the team together since 2015. Her colleagues appreciate her efficiency and ability to help make their jobs easier. Krista loves working with Rivington because of the team’s closeness and how everyone is personable — colleagues and clients alike.
Outside of the office, Krista spends lots of time with her son and likes to connect with family and friends.
CRA, Residential Appraiser
Christine has been a Residential Appraiser since 2003, and became a Canadian Residential Appraiser 2011 joining Rivington that same year. Christine serves from Arnprior to Mississippi Mills to West Carleton, and works seamlessly with her colleagues in the Perth office. The ease of communication flow and support she gets from the Rivington admin staff allow her to focus on servicing her clients. Christine grew up in the Arnprior/ Renfrew area and enjoys country living. When not on-site doing an appraisal, Christine can often be found boating, camping, or on the ATV trails.
AIC Candidate Appraiser
Chantel started learning the ropes and shadowing Colleen as a candidate appraiser in 2014 after seven years of working as a licensed realtor. In 2015, Chantel started working in the field doing appraisals on her own. Chantel serves clients in the Smiths Falls, Athens and Rideau Lakes regions including Portland, Westport and Elgin, as she works towards her full Canadian Residential Appraiser designation.
Meeting new people and watching the progress and changes people make to their homes is what Chantel loves about her job. She and her husband live in an old farmhouse on a 148 acre hobby farm near Merrickville.